CEO’s Statement

I wish to welcome you to KANZA Mental Health and Guidance Center. We are proud to celebrate our 53rd year of serving the citizens of Brown, Doniphan, Nemaha and Jackson counties with quality mental health care. KANZA offers hope for a healthier tomorrow.

KANZA is a community-based behavioral health agency. Our competent and dependable staff members are goal-oriented and solution focused. We will provide confidential, affordable treatment that accurately deals with today’s issues while focusing on an individual’s future recovery. Also, we will provide a safe, challenging and rewarding work environment for our staff.

KANZA offers a wide range of behavioral health services designed to provide the proper treatment for the need that the consumer presents. These services range from traditional office based counseling and psychiatric evaluation and medication management and extend to mental health rehabilitation services provided in numerous community locations to persons experiencing severe health problems. Crisis and screening services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Center is a safety net provider available to assist local medical, educational, the courts and law enforcement agencies. Finally, we offer training in Mental Health First Aid and crisis intervention stress debriefing services. Overall, the primary focus of the care KANZA provides is to assist persons impacted by mental illness achieve recovery.

KANZA offers affordable treatment that is located in your community and close to home. Offices are located in all four counties served. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, private health insurance as well as offer a sliding scale fee scale for cash payment. Certain individuals will qualify for certain services at reduced rates by meeting the State’s qualifications.

KANZA’s supports individuals and families empowering them to develop a path for a healthier tomorrow. I hope that we can offer assistance to you in the future if you find the need.

David Elsbury
Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist
CEO

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